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Baseball Is Back - Warts and All

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All the time-honored signs of an impending baseball season are upon us — the hint of warmth in the air, Valentine's Day around the corner, a freshly blooming steroids scandal.

Yes, spring training is nearly here, and you have to feel for those poor teams with budget-conscious owners who sat on their wallets all winter. But enough about the New York Yankees.

Stepping nimbly into the Yankees' role as MLB's wildly spending behemoths were the Los Angeles Dodgers, masterminded by that sage baseball savant, Magic Johnson, who continued to demonstrate that for his ownership group, money is no object.

 

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